SPAG: Improvising then punctuating dialogue
Dialogue Punctuation PowerPoint
Assist children in using correctly punctuated dialogue to give clues about character and to tell the story or move the plot along.
SPAG: Writing dialogue using correct punctuation
Punctuating Speech PowerPoint
Show children how speech marks ‘hug’ what is said, how to punctuate reporting clauses and how to position these in the middle of speech.
SPAG: Extend sentences using conjunctions (time/place/cause)
Time, Place and Cause PowerPoint
Explain single clause sentences and define verbs. Demonstrate how conjunctions can be use to extend sentences adding information on time or cause.
Composition: Extended writing: a new chapter in the gothic style
Using Dialogue to Tell the Story PowerPoint
This brief but focused presentation encourages children to use dialogue appropriately in their own writing and also to punctuate it correctly.
Core: Features of gothic novels and relative clauses
Relative Clauses PowerPoint
Teach children the function and form of relative clauses, including how to punctuate a relative clause at the beginning, end or middle of a sentence.
SPAG: Adverbs of possibility in a gothic novel setting
Adverbs to Indicate Degrees of Possibility PowerPoint
Explain to children that adverbs modify verbs; adverbs of possibility tell us more about how certain we are about the verb.